Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1161 1168
Rank change year-on-year +73 +7 +32
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 51 11 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.007% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.015% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 55
England median annual salary £48,688 £60,000 £56,600
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.85% +6.01% +13.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,250 £37,650
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,375 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -17.71% +14.29% +5.00%

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 68,906 73,628 80,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.66% 44.53% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,523 56,548 66,990
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England.

Salary trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock within the England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 32 £68,000 -
South East +10 10 £35,000 -41.67% 2
South West - 4 £49,938 - 1
East of England - 3 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +33 2 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands -3 2 £47,500 -
VxBlock/Vblock
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 42 (82.35%) VMware
3 35 (68.63%) VMware NSX
4 26 (50.98%) Firewall
5 24 (47.06%) Degree
5 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (47.06%) Data Centre
6 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (45.10%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
8 20 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (37.25%) VPN
10 17 (33.33%) EMC
10 17 (33.33%) SAN
10 17 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
11 16 (31.37%) Network Virtualisation
11 16 (31.37%) Migration
12 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (29.41%) Citrix
12 15 (29.41%) CCNP
12 15 (29.41%) vSphere
12 15 (29.41%) SaaS
12 15 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (27.45%) IBM
13 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
13 14 (27.45%) NAS
14 13 (25.49%) QA
14 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VxBlock/Vblock
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (29.41%) SaaS
4 4 (7.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 23 (45.10%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (37.25%) VPN
4 17 (33.33%) SAN
5 15 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (27.45%) NAS
7 13 (25.49%) Software-Defined Networking
7 13 (25.49%) Unified Communications
8 11 (21.57%) BGP
8 11 (21.57%) MPLS
8 11 (21.57%) NetScaler
8 11 (21.57%) OSPF
9 10 (19.61%) 802.11
9 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
9 10 (19.61%) HSRP
9 10 (19.61%) IPsec
9 10 (19.61%) IPv4
9 10 (19.61%) IPv6
9 10 (19.61%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (19.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) OLTP
General
1 2 (3.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Designer
3 9 (17.65%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Support
8 1 (1.96%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) 802.1X
2 10 (19.61%) XMPP
3 7 (13.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.61%) DataPower
3 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (13.73%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (13.73%) Private Cloud
5 4 (7.84%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (7.84%) EMC VNX
6 3 (5.88%) Clustering
6 3 (5.88%) FlexPod
7 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (5.88%) SUSE
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 16 (31.37%) Migration
3 16 (31.37%) Network Virtualisation
4 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (25.49%) ITIL
5 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (19.61%) Change Management
5 10 (19.61%) DevOps
5 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
7 6 (11.76%) High Availability
7 6 (11.76%) ITSM
7 6 (11.76%) Presales
7 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.76%) Runbook
7 6 (11.76%) Service Management
7 6 (11.76%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Degree
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (25.49%) VCDX
3 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (21.57%) CCIE
5 10 (19.61%) CCA
5 10 (19.61%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (19.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (13.73%) MCSA
7 7 (13.73%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (9.80%) CCDP
8 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.88%) MCSE
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) VMware NSX
2 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (29.41%) vSphere
4 10 (19.61%) vCloud
5 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.88%) XenApp
6 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.88%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Cacti
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 42 (82.35%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) EMC
5 15 (29.41%) Citrix
6 14 (27.45%) IBM
7 11 (21.57%) Juniper
7 11 (21.57%) Palo Alto
7 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
8 10 (19.61%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
10 6 (11.76%) Cognizant
11 5 (9.80%) F5
12 4 (7.84%) HP
12 4 (7.84%) Oracle
13 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
13 3 (5.88%) NEC
14 1 (1.96%) Dell
14 1 (1.96%) ForeScout
14 1 (1.96%) LogicMonitor